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Char Dham Yatra by Helicopter

Duration : 4 Nights

Destination Covered : Dehradun - Yamunotri - Gangotri - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Dehradun

Price
185000

You Pay: 170000

Route Map

An Introduction

During the 8th century the most famous saint 'Adi Sankracharya' had laid the foundation stone of the dwelling places of the four major Hindu deities - Ganga, Yamuna, Vishnu & Shiva. A pilgrimage to these 4 revered Hindu shrines is referred to as chota Char Dham Yatra.

According to the Hindu mythology all these destinations are associated with lots of myths & narratives. The yamunotri is associated with goddess yamuna & known as the origin of river Yamuna. Whereas the holy place Gangotri is the abode of Goddess Ganga and the well-head of river Ganga.

The other two destinations Badrianth & Kedarnath are associated with Lord Vishnu & Shiva.
 
The Chardham Yatra by Helicopter starts from the west to east. So, your Yatra begins with Yamunotri, proceeds to Gangotri to Kedarnath and Badrinath. This 5 Days and 4 Nights helicopter tour package not only makes you have Darshan at these four holy sites, but also offers some time amid the tranquility of the snow capped Himalayas.

Trip Highlights
  • Darshan at Yamunotri
  • Pay homage at Gangotri Temple
  • Find spiritual redemption at Kedarnath
  • Seek blessings at ancient Triyuginarayan temple- Kedarnath
  • Attend Special Abhishek Puja at Badrinath temple
  • Visit to Mana village - Badrinath
Itinerary Details
Day 1
Dehradun - Yamunotri

07:00 AM: Departure Sahastradhara helipad, Dehradun

07:45 AM: Arrival Kharsali helipad, Yamunotri

This morning, you depart from Sahastradhara helipad, Dehradun to reach Kharsali helipad, Yamunotri. On reaching Sahastradhara helipad, Dehradun, you will be briefed about the entire trip and do’s and don’ts.

After reaching Kharsali (The helipad for Yamunotri), enjoy your welcome by Heritage Aviation (HA), ground staff. The staff will unload all your baggage and carry them to your pre-booked hotel. Go for Darshan at the temple and after Darshan head back to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2
Yamunotri - Gangotri

07:45 AM: Departure Yamunotri helipad

08:30 AM: Arrival Harsil Helipad

Today, you depart from Yamunotri Helipad to reach Harsil Helipad. Harsil is a beautiful town, known for its picture perfect location and picturesque valleys. Also, the place is popular to offer a serene ambiance wherein people can enjoy some time amid tranquility. Harsil Helipad is located at a distance of 22 km from Gangotri Temple.

On reaching Harsil Helipad, leave for the temple. Our ground staff will assist while you reach Gangotri temple. After Darshan at the temple, leave for your resort. Have your lunch and then relax for some time. Enjoy campfire in the evening. In the evening, you can go for an evening walk and shop for some pure wool stuff like shawls and sweaters prepared by local tribal women.

Day 3
Gangotri - Kedarnath

Depart from Harsil helipad (9.00 AM)

Arrive at Kedarnath helipad (10.00 AM)

Kedarnath is surrounded by enchanting snowcapped peaks, and this is also the reason why it's the most remote site among all four Char Dham sites. Arrive at Guptkashi helipad from Gangotri. After getting transferred to another chopper, fly your way to Kedarnath Helipad. The temple lies at a distance of approximately 500m from the helipad and reaching it would take about 15 minutes. The temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva, is built on the site where it's believed that Lord Vishnu had witnessed the wedding ceremony of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

Although you will be spending the night at Kedarnath, a Rudra Abhishek has been scheduled at Kedarnath at 4 AM.

An overnight stay at Kedarnath.

Day 4
Kedarnath - Badrinath

Depart from Kedarnath / Guptkashi helipad (10:15 AM)

Arrival at Badrinath helipad (11:00 AM).

After arriving at Badrinath helipad, you will be transferred to the hotel. Complete your check-in formalities at the hotel, and get ready to visit the Badrinath temple. Badrinath is famous for being the holy abode of Lord Vishnu, who is also known as Lord Badri here. Enjoy your darshan at the temple. You will also visit the Mana village, which is located in close proximity to the religious site of Badrinath.

However, the highlight of this entire yatra is the special Maha Abhishek Pooja. It commences at 4 AM sharp in early morning and continues for almost 2hrs. A special arrangement has been made for all the guests to sit inside the temple and watch the proceedings of the Shringar of the deity from close quarters.

Day 5
Badrinath - Dehradun

11:30 AM: Departure Badrinath helipad

12:30 AM: Arrival Sahastradhara helipad, Dehradun

The star attraction of the Yatra is the Special Abhishek Puja at Badrinath temple. This special Puja starts at 4.30 am in the morning and lasts for 2 hours. Enjoy this opportunity of sitting inside the temple and having Darshan.

Later, depart from Badrinath Temple to reach Sahastradhara Helipad, Dehradun. The tour ends here.


Price Guide
No. of Pax Price
Min. 01 INR 1,70,000/- per person

 

Destination Hotel/ Similar Meal Plan
Dehradun Hotel Madhuban or similar  Breakfast (Comp)
Kharsali Yamunotri Cottage All Meals
Harsil Sundar Home Stay or Similar All Meals
Kedarnath Kabra Guest House (Non-star category) All Meals
Badrinath Snow Crest / Narayan Palace All Meals
Inclusions & Exclusions

Package Inclusions:

  • Helicopter trip starts from Dehradun.
  • Complimentary stay, pickup and Airport transfer for 1 Night in Haridwar/ Dehradun.
  • Includes stay & meals for 4 Nights / 5 Days.
  • Rudra Abhishek at Kedarnath.
  • All local transport and sightseeing by Toyota Innova.
  • VIP Darshan at all Four temples i.e. Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.
  • Exclusive Maha Abhishek Puja at Badrinath.
  • Palki / Pony at Yamunotri.
  • Rs 20,000 Royalty charges are included in the given price and this amount is subject to refund after final decision from the Uttarakhand Govt.

Package Exclusions:

  • Any meal unless specified above.
  • Any Guide Services.
  • Any Air fare/ Train Ticket.
  • All entrances fees to monuments.
  • Personal nature expenses like telephone / laundry bills etc.
  • Airports tax and travel insurance etc.
  • Services not specified above.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • GST 5% extra on total billing.

GUIDELINES FOR PASSENGERS:

  • There is very limited space for luggage in the chopper. Only 5 kg luggage per passenger will be permitted. Passengers bringing excess baggage would not be allowed to take the same in the chopper.
  • Passengers should carry only handbags as suitcases cannot be kept in the helicopter.
  • All temples in Char Dham are located in high altitude areas. Passengers are advice to carry regular medical kit.
  • At these locations, it becomes cold throughout, so passengers must carry woolen clothes with them.
  • Kindly book your back flight/train ticket after one day to your arrival at Dehradun.
  • Children above the age of 2 years will be considered full ticket and birth certificate will be required at time of booking.
  • There is no provision of concession to children or senior citizens.

NOTE:

  • If the weight exceeds 80 Kg of the guest, an additional cost will be charged @ INR 250 Per KG.
  • The chopper company reserves the right to change the route for flying.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

  • Available Hotel properties at Guptkashi and Yamunotri are non-star category and the stay is arranged at best among them. However, at Harsil and Badrinath the accommodation standard is 3.5 Star.
  • Complimentary stay at arrival in Dehradun do not include lunch and dinner. (Only breakfast)
  • Indian Holiday Private Ltd reserves the right to postpone the timings of flying subjected to weather conditions.
  • Any extra night stay due to bad weather will be borne by client itself.

BAD WEATHER SITUATION:

If you are stuck in a bad weather situation on any particular day out of the 5 days we will still try to finish the darshan on next day. In case we are completely unable to visit any Dham due to bad weather situation we will refund proportionate money. This means that if due to any reason we are unable to do 2 dhams then we will refund the amount according to flying time.



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